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HERE Expands Real-Time Traffic to Sixteen New Cities in Russia

May 29, 2013 - Espoo, Finland And Moscow, Russia

HERE, a Nokia business,today announced traffic information for 16 new cities in Russia, a countryafflicted with some of the world's worst traffic conditions. Last yearreported traffic accidents in the country grew by 1.9%, to more than203,000 and Moscow drivers spent an extra 127 hours on the road due totraffic.

The expansion of HERE brings real-time traffic content through broadcastradio and mobile operators to more customers in the Russian market andtotal HERE Traffic coverage in the country to 31 cities.

"Reliability and timely information are not trivial concerns for Russiandrivers. At HERE, we gather and process billions of real-time GPS dataprobe points every month to deliver high quality, automotive grade maps sothat drivers can better maneuver through traffic," said Ogi Redzic, VicePresident for Traffic at HERE, a Nokia business unit. "Our expansion inRussia underscores our deep commitment to providing local market expertiseand helping people in the country save time, fuel and experience lessstress while driving."

HERE Traffic is used by a broad range of OEM and automotive customers inthe country including Alpine Electronics and Carmani Supply ChainSpecialists.

HERE has more than a decade of experience in delivering real-time trafficacross the broadest set of distribution channels. Currently HERE Traffic isoffered in 33 countries and is available in in-vehicle navigation, personalnavigation devices, mobile phone users, tablets and websites. HEREaggregates and analyzes traffic data from a vast wealth of sources,including the world's largest compilation of both commercial and consumerprobe data, the world's largest fixed proprietary sensor network,event-based data collected from government sources, and billions ofhistorical traffic records. For more information on HERE, please

|HERE Traffic Launches 16 New Cities In Russia (16) |
|Izhevsk |Lipetsk |Ryazan |Sochi |Tyumen |
|Kemerovo |Naberezhniye Chelny|Saratov |Surgut |Vladivostok |
|Orenburg |Irkutsk |Stavropol |Volgograd |Barnaul |
|Omsk | | | | |
|HERE Traffic Initial City Coverage In Russia (15) |
|Chelyabinsk|Krasnoyarsk |Novosibirsk|Samara |Ufa |
|Kazan |Moscow |Perm |St. Petersburg|Voronezh |
|Krasnodar |Nizhny Novgorod |Rostov |Togliatti |Yekaterinburg|

About HERE and Nokia

HERE, a Nokia business, is offering the first location cloud that deliverspeople the world's best maps and location experiences across more screensand operating systems unified under the HERE brand. To learn more aboutHERE, visit

Nokia is a global leader in mobile communications whose products havebecome an integral part of the lives of people around the world. Every day,more than 1.3 billion people use their Nokia to capture and shareexperiences, access information, find their way or simply to speak to oneanother. Nokia's technological and design innovations have made its brandone of the most recognized in the world. For more information, visit

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